Curriculum / learning

Dixons City Academy is committed to providing a curriculum that will prepare students for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life and meet the aims of the Academy Value Statement.

The aims of our curriculum are to:

  • maximise student progress in all areas, regardless of ability, disability, gender or race
  • foster successful learners who enjoy learning, make progress and achieve
  • encourage confidence in our students so that they are able to live safe, healthy and fulfilling lives
  • ensure that our students become responsible citizens who make a positive contribution to society
  • equip students with the skills (identified as Dixons skills) needed to participate in the technological, economic, social and cultural life of the country
  • ensure that students develop the essential skills for learning, life and employment by incorporating personal, learning and thinking and functional skills into their curriculum offer
  • encourage students to develop the skills needed for employment by including opportunities for business challenges and applied learning in real contexts
  • ensure students have high aspirations and self-esteem and accept responsibility for their learning
  • offer students the opportunity for moral and spiritual reflection in order to promote positive emotional health and confidence.

We do this by offering a curriculum that is personalised, which is broad, balanced and coherent.

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Hugely encouraging to see so many students from @DixonsKings @dixonsca attend our A Level taster lesson @DixonsSixth today. We @DTA_Spanish are wholly committed to raising the profile and awareness of language learning for life.
5:50pm 13.12.2019

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Last night we took our @dixonsca Y7 Football Academy on an aspirational trip to the Theatre of Dreams to watch @ManUtd win 4-0. We we lucky enough to Bradford's very own @_MasonGreenwood score a brace. Inspirational for our players who have their eyes set on achieving excellence. https://t.co/avf6eUVVtk
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A fantastic catch up @DixonsAcademies Leading Learning session. So impressed by the thoughtful and honest contributions and reflections on @PepsMccrea’s Expert Teaching and @profbeckyallen’s The Teacher Gap. https://t.co/CkBGgESDTZ
6:57pm 10.12.2019

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Great to see 50 of our students arriving in London. 2 Russell Group Universities, a tour and talk in the houses or parliament, a meal out and a West End show all in 48 hours. #Dixons #100% https://t.co/207eHhxFxZ
11:27am 10.12.2019